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Nan Khatai {Eggless Meltaway Cardamom Cookies}

October 21, 2015 Baking

I am sitting in a cafe, sipping my latte and typing away, not realizing I left my notepad at home. A notepad that contains scribblings of recipe for nan khatai sits on the desk in my office, at home. 25o miles away. 250 miles away!

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Shrikhand {Thickened Yogurt with Saffron & Cardamom}

September 18, 2015 Desserts

Hung yogurt or thickened yogurt – call it however you want, its a revelation. Alas, my family is divided when it comes to yogurt. Which is silly by the way and I can’t do anything about it. Well, at least I can get things done my way. Allow me to elaborate.

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Paneer Bhurji {Scrambled Indian Cheese}

September 11, 2015 Indian

We don’t like cheese. There, I said it. Sacrilege for a food enthusiast to dislike an ingredient that is so widely used in many recipes all around the world. But I digress. Everyone is entitled to dislike ingredients. Don’t get me started with peas. Ewww 😀

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Bhindi Kurkure {Okra Fries}

September 1, 2015 Indian

Bhindi!!! Its a vegetable that I don’t want to live without. A vegetable that can never go out of season in our household. I’m always looking for new ways of enjoying bhindi. And boy, this has to be one of my favorite bhindi recipes ever. What’s not to love when it’s deep fried? 😀

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Summer Squash & Shrimp Coconut Curry

August 17, 2015 Curries

What I miss the most back home apart from my family? Seafood of course. And not any random seafood, but the freshest and most succulent. Fresh seafood is abundant back home. Not only bought through vendors at the wet market, but the opportunity of getting to the dock in the wee hours and handpicking freshwater […]

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